Document Type : Research Article
The most common form of orofacial injury experienced during participation in sports is dental injuries. Oral injuries can cause the victim to become disfigured after recovery, which can affect the athlete's quality of life. The health consequences of a traumatic mouth injury or the potential for severe head and orofacial injuries while playing are not known to many athletes. The dentist may play an important role in sharing the importance of preventing dental and facial injuries in sports with athletes. This article aims to increase professional understanding and interest in training in sports dentistry.